Eptatretus caribbeaus Fernholm, 1982
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Family:  Myxinidae (Hagfishes), subfamily: Eptatretinae
Max. size:  38.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 365 - 500 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Caribbean Sea.
Diagnosis:  Total slime pores 79-85; tail slime pores 11-13; light to very light tan in color (Ref. 36999).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 November 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 27.09.99

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